On February 26, 2020 The Hurun Global Rich List 2020 was jointly released by Shanghai-based Hurun Research Institute and Shenzhen-based Shimao Shenkong International Center. Jeff Bezos retains 1st rank for the third running year and Mukesh Ambani is positioned at 9th.Gist of Hurun Global Rich List 2020:
- It is a ranking of US-Dollar billionaires in the world.
- Ranking is based on the wealth calculation as of 31 January 2020.
- It is the 9th year of ranking.
- The Title sponsor of the list is Shimao Shenkong International Center,a real estate development in Shenzhen.
Key Findings of Hurun Global Rich List 2020:
i.The list ranks 2,816 billionaires from 71 countries and from 2,182 companies.
ii.Total Wealth rises to 16% to US $11.2 trillion, 479 were new to the list & 130 dropped off.
iii.Women made up 15.7% of the list, Alice Walton (Walmart) is the richest woman with US $ 59 Billion and ranked 12th in the list.
iv.China tops the country’s list with 799 billionaires,US with 626 billionaires at 2nd place & India is spotted 3rd in list with 137 billionaires(added 39 new faces).
v.4 Indians in total were listed in top 100- Mukesh Ambani in 9th rank, Gautam Adani & Shiv Nadar(& Family) tie in 68th rank, & Banker Uday Kotak is listed as The World’s Richest self-made banker.
vi.Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal has been named the youngest Indian in the rich list with a networth of $1.1 billion (Rs 7,800 crore).He was World’s 2nd youngest self-made billionaire.Kylie Jenner was the World’s 1st youngest self-made billionaire.
vii.India’s Richest new erant of 2020 is Jay Chaudhry (Zscalar) ranked 762 with US $3.5 Billion.
Hurun GLobal List 2020:
|Main company(for wealth)||Country|
|9||Mukesh Ambani||USD 67||Reliance||India|
|2476||Ritesh Agarwal||USD 1.1||Oravel Stays||India|
|1||Jeff Bezos||USD 140||Amazon||USA|
|2||Bernard Arnault||USD 107||LVMH||France|
|3||Bill Gates||USD 106||Microsoft||USA|